1991 NCAA Division III football season

Last updated

The 1991 NCAA Division III football season, part of the college football season organized by the NCAA at the Division III level in the United States, began in August 1991, and concluded with the NCAA Division III Football Championship, also known as the Stagg Bowl, in December 1991 at Hawkins Stadium in Bradenton, Florida. The Ithaca Bombers won their third Division III championship by defeating the Dayton Flyers, 34−20. [1]

Contents

Conference changes and new programs

School1990 Conference1991 Conference
UAB New Program D-III Independent
Charleston Southern New Program D-III Independent
Thomas More D-III Independent AMC

Conference standings

1991 Association of Mideast Colleges football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Thomas More $300  1000
Defiance 210  820
Wilmington (OH) 120  190
Bluffton 030  180
  • $ Conference champion
1991 Atlantic Collegiate Football Conference standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Saint Francis (PA) $300  630
Marist 210  640
Gallaudet 120  171
St. John Fisher 030  090
  • $ Conference champion
1991 Centennial Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Dickinson $^700  910
Franklin & Marshall 520  640
Western Maryland 430  550
Johns Hopkins 340  541
Ursinus 340  550
Muhlenberg 340  370
Gettysburg 250  270
Swarthmore 160  270
  • $ Conference champion
  • ^ NCAA Division III playoff participant
1991 College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Augustana (IL) $710  810
Illinois Wesleyan 611  711
Wheaton (IL) 611  711
Millikin 530  630
Carroll (WI) 440  540
North Central (IL) 350  450
Carthage 260  360
Elmhurst 260  270
North Park 080  090
  • $ Conference champion
1991 Eastern Collegiate Football Conference standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Stonehill $500  540
Bentley 410  540
Siena 230  350
Western New England 230  350
MIT 140  170
Assumption 140  180
  • $ Conference champion
1991 Indiana Collegiate Athletic Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Wabash $510  720
Hanover 420  730
DePauw 420  640
Anderson (IN) 420  550
Manchester 240  361
Rose–Hulman 240  370
Franklin (IN) 060  280
  • $ Conference champion
1991 Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Simpson $^800  1010
Central (IA) 710  810
Loras 530  730
Wartburg 530  640
Luther 530  540
Upper Iowa 260  280
William Penn 260  280
Dubuque 170  180
Buena Vista 170  190
  • $ Conference champion
  • ^ NCAA Division III playoff participant
1991 Liberty Football Conference standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
St. John's $410  640
Iona 311  721
C. W. Post 320  460
Stony Brook 230  640
Merchant Marine 131  261
Pace 140  280
  • $ Conference champion
1991 Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Albion +^401  811
Olivet +401  711
Hope 230  540
Kalamazoo 230  540
Adrian 140  450
Alma 140  450
  • + Conference co-champions
  • ^ NCAA Division III playoff participant
1991 Middle Atlantic Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Lycoming $^800  1010
Susquehanna ^710  1120
Moravian 530  730
Lebanon Valley 530  631
Albright 350  550
Delaware Valley 350  370
Juniata 350  370
Widener 260  370
Wilkes 080  190
  • $ Conference champion
  • ^ NCAA Division III playoff participant
1991 Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Saint John's (MN) $^800  1110
St. Olaf 620  720
Bethel (MN) 530  630
St. Thomas (MN) 530  630
Gustavus Adolphus 530  540
Hamline 440  540
Carleton 350  550
Concordia–Moorhead 350  360
Augsburg 170  270
Macalester 080  180
  • $ Conference champion
  • ^ NCAA Division III playoff participant
1991 New England Football Conference standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
North Division
UMass Lowell xy$^500  1010
Plymouth State 320  621
Maine Maritime 320  530
UMass–Boston 230  450
Nichols 230  450
Curry 050  090
South Division
Bridgewater State xy600  820
UMass Dartmouth 420  630
Massachusetts Maritime 420  630
Westfield State 330  460
Worcester State 240  370
Framingham State 150  260
Fitchburg State 150  270
Championship: UMass Lowell 10, Bridgewater State 7
  • $ Conference champion
  • x Division champion/co-champions
  • y Championship game participant
  • ^ NCAA Division III playoff participant
1991 New Jersey Athletic Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Glassboro State $^510  920
William Paterson 411  811
Ramapo 420  630
Trenton State 321  521
Montclair State 330  550
Kean 150  370
Jersey City State 060  091
  • $ Conference champion
  • ^ NCAA Division III playoff participant
1991 Presidents' Athletic Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Washington & Jefferson $^400  820
Waynesburg 310  630
Thiel 220  540
Grove City 130  360
Bethany (WV) 040  270
  • $ Conference champion
  • ^ NCAA Division III playoff participant
1991 Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Redlands $500  720
La Verne 410  720
Occidental 320  540
Whittier 230  360
Pomona-Pitzer 140  260
Claremont-Mudd 050  090
  • $ Conference champion
1991 Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Millsaps $310  720
Sewanee 211  711
Rhodes 211  621
Centre 220  550
Trinity (TX) 040  190
  • $ Conference champion
1991 NCAA Division III independents football records
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Dayton ^    1310
Ithaca ^    1210
Union (NY) ^    1010
Buffalo State     920
Wesley     920
Hofstra     820
Ferrum     720
Alfred     730
Cortland     730
Frostburg State     730
Maryville (TN)     730
San Diego     730
Aurora     531
Georgetown     640
Mercyhurst     540
UAB     432
Albany     550
Brockport     550
Catholic University     550
Saint Peter's     440
Wagner     550
Drake     460
Colorado College     360
Buffalo     370
Charleston Southern     370
Quincy     370
Canisius     270
Fairleigh Dickinson–Florham     270
Menlo     270
Methodist     280
Norwich     280
Salisbury State     190
Duquesne     090
  • ^ NCAA Division III playoff participant

Conference champions

Conference champions

Postseason

The 1991 NCAA Division III Football Championship playoffs were the 19th annual single-elimination tournament to determine the national champion of men's NCAA Division III college football. The championship Stagg Bowl game was held at Hawkins Stadium in Bradenton, Florida for the second time. Like the previous six tournaments, this year's bracket featured sixteen teams. [2]

Playoff bracket

Regionals
Campus Sites
Quarterfinals
Campus Sites
Semifinals
Campus Sites
National Championship Game
Hawkins Stadium
Bradenton, Florida
            
Ithaca 31
Glassboro State 10
Ithaca35
Union (NY) 23
Union (NY) 55
UMass–Lowell 16
Ithaca49
Susquehanna 13
Lycoming 18
Washington & Jefferson 16
Lycoming 24
Susquehanna31
Susquehanna 21
Dickinson 20
Ithaca34
Dayton 20
St. John's (MN) 75
Coe 2
Saint John's (MN)29
Wisconsin–La Crosse 10
Wisconsin–La Crosse 28
Simpson 13
Saint John's (MN) 7
Dayton19
Allegheny 24*
Albion 21
Allegheny 25
Dayton28*
Dayton 27
Baldwin Wallace 10

See also

Related Research Articles

NCAA Division III Football Championship

The NCAA Division III Football Championship began in 1973.

The 1982 NCAA Division III football season, part of college football in the United States organized by the National Collegiate Athletic Association at the Division III level, began in August 1982, and concluded with the NCAA Division III Football Championship, also known as the Stagg Bowl, in December 1982 at Garrett-Harrison Stadium in Phenix City, Alabama.

The 1985 NCAA Division III football season, part of college football in the United States organized by the National Collegiate Athletic Association at the Division III level, began in August 1985, and concluded with the NCAA Division III Football Championship, also known as the Stagg Bowl, in December 1985 at Garrett-Harrison Stadium in Phenix City, Alabama. The Augustana (IL) Vikings won the third of their four consecutive Division III championships by defeating the Ithaca Bombers by a final score of 20−7.

The 1986 NCAA Division III football season, part of the college football season organized by the NCAA at the Division III level in the United States, began in August 1986, and concluded with the NCAA Division III Football Championship, also known as the Stagg Bowl, in December 1986 at Garrett-Harrison Stadium in Phenix City, Alabama. The Augustana (IL) Vikings won the fourth of their four consecutive Division III championships by defeating the Salisbury State Sea Gulls by a final score of 31−3.

The 1987 NCAA Division III football season, part of the college football season organized by the NCAA at the Division III level in the United States, began in August 1987, and concluded with the NCAA Division III Football Championship, also known as the Stagg Bowl, in December 1987 at Garrett-Harrison Stadium in Phenix City, Alabama.

The 1988 NCAA Division III football season, part of the college football season organized by the NCAA at the Division III level in the United States, began in August 1988, and concluded with the NCAA Division III Football Championship, also known as the Stagg Bowl, in December 1988 at Garrett-Harrison Stadium in Phenix City, Alabama. The Ithaca Bombers won their third Division III championship by defeating the Central (IA) Dutch, 39−24.

The 1989 NCAA Division III football season, part of the college football season organized by the NCAA at the Division III level in the United States, began in August 1989, and concluded with the NCAA Division III Football Championship, also known as the Stagg Bowl, in December 1989 at Garrett-Harrison Stadium in Phenix City, Alabama. The Dayton Flyers won their second Division III championship by defeating the Union (NY) Dutchmen, 17−7.

The 1990 NCAA Division III football season, part of the college football season organized by the NCAA at the Division III level in the United States, began in August 1990, and concluded with the NCAA Division III Football Championship, also known as the Stagg Bowl, in December 1990 at Hawkins Stadium in Bradenton, Florida. The Allegheny Gators won their first Division III championship by defeating the Lycoming Warriors, 21−14, in overtime.

The 1992 NCAA Division III football season, part of the college football season organized by the NCAA at the Division III level in the United States, began in August 1992, and concluded with the NCAA Division III Football Championship, also known as the Stagg Bowl, in December 1992 at Hawkins Stadium in Bradenton, Florida. The Wisconsin–La Crosse Eagles won their first Division III championship by defeating the Washington & Jefferson Presidents, 16−12.

The 1993 NCAA Division III football season, part of the college football season organized by the NCAA at the Division III level in the United States, began in August 1993, and concluded with the NCAA Division III Football Championship, also known as the Stagg Bowl, in December 1993 at Salem Football Stadium in Salem, Virginia. The Mount Union Purple Raiders won their first Division III championship by defeating the Rowan Profs, 34−24. The first Gagliardi Trophy was awarded to Mount Union's quarterback Jim Ballard.

The 1994 NCAA Division III football season, part of the college football season organized by the NCAA at the Division III level in the United States, began in August 1994, and concluded with the NCAA Division III Football Championship, also known as the Stagg Bowl, in December 1994 at Salem Football Stadium in Salem, Virginia. The Albion Britons won their first Division III championship by defeating the Washington & Jefferson Presidents, 38−15. The Gagliardi Trophy, given to the most outstanding player in Division III football, was awarded to Carey Bender, running back from Coe.

The 1995 NCAA Division III football season, part of the college football season organized by the NCAA at the Division III level in the United States, began in August 1995, and concluded with the NCAA Division III Football Championship, also known as the Stagg Bowl, in December 1995 at Salem Football Stadium in Salem, Virginia. The Wisconsin–La Crosse Eagles won their second Division III championship by defeating the Rowan Profs, 36−7. The Gagliardi Trophy, given to the most outstanding player in Division III football, was awarded to Chris Palmer, wide receiver from St. John's (MN).

The 1996 NCAA Division III football season, part of the college football season organized by the NCAA at the Division III level in the United States, began in August 1996, and concluded with the NCAA Division III Football Championship, also known as the Stagg Bowl, in December 1996 at Salem Football Stadium in Salem, Virginia. The Mount Union Purple Raiders won their second Division III championship by defeating the Rowan Profs, 56−24. The Gagliardi Trophy, given to the most outstanding player in Division III football, was awarded to Lon Erickson, quarterback from Illinois Wesleyan.

The 1997 NCAA Division III football season, part of the college football season organized by the NCAA at the Division III level in the United States, began in August 1997, and concluded with the NCAA Division III Football Championship, also known as the Stagg Bowl, in December 1997 at Salem Football Stadium in Salem, Virginia. The Mount Union Purple Raiders won their third, and second consecutive, Division III championship by defeating the Lycoming Warriors, 61−12.

The 1998 NCAA Division III football season, part of the college football season organized by the NCAA at the Division III level in the United States, began in August 1998, and concluded with the NCAA Division III Football Championship, also known as the Stagg Bowl, in December 1998 at Salem Football Stadium in Salem, Virginia. The Mount Union Purple Raiders won their fourth, and third consecutive, Division III championship by defeating the Rowan Profs, 44−24.

The 1999 NCAA Division III football season, part of the college football season organized by the NCAA at the Division III level in the United States, began in August 1999, and concluded with the NCAA Division III Football Championship, also known as the Stagg Bowl, in December 1999 at Salem Football Stadium in Salem, Virginia. The Pacific Lutheran Lutes won their first Division III championship by defeating the Rowan Profs, 42−13.

The 2000 NCAA Division III football season, part of the college football season organized by the NCAA at the Division III level in the United States, began in August 2000, and concluded with the NCAA Division III Football Championship, also known as the Stagg Bowl, in December 2000 at Salem Football Stadium in Salem, Virginia. The Mount Union Purple Raiders won their fifth Division III championship by defeating the Saint John's (MN) Johnnies, 10−7.

The 2001 NCAA Division III football season, part of the college football season organized by the NCAA at the Division III level in the United States, began in August 2001, and concluded with the NCAA Division III Football Championship, also known as the Stagg Bowl, in December 2001 at Salem Football Stadium in Salem, Virginia. The Mount Union Purple Raiders won their sixth, and second consecutive, Division III championship by defeating the Bridgewater (VA) Eagles, 30−27.

The 2002 NCAA Division III football season, part of the college football season organized by the NCAA at the Division III level in the United States, began in August 2002, and concluded with the NCAA Division III Football Championship, also known as the Stagg Bowl, in December 2002 at Salem Football Stadium in Salem, Virginia. The Mount Union Purple Raiders won their seventh, and third consecutive, Division III championship by defeating the Trinity (TX) Tigers, 48−7.

The 2004 NCAA Division III football season, part of the college football season organized by the NCAA at the Division III level in the United States, began in August 2004, and concluded with the NCAA Division III Football Championship, also known as the Stagg Bowl, in December 2004 at Salem Football Stadium in Salem, Virginia. The Linfield Wildcats won their first Division III championship by defeating the Mary Hardin–Baylor Crusaders, 28−21.

References

  1. "All-Time Division III Football Championship Records" (PDF). NCAA. NCAA.org. pp. 4–15. Retrieved November 22, 2014.
  2. "1991 NCAA Division III National Football Championship Bracket" (PDF). NCAA. NCAA.org. p. 14. Retrieved November 22, 2014.